Hiranya Garbheshwar Temple, Varanasi
|Architectural style:||Hindu Temple architecture|
Kashi Khand, Chapter 100 prescribes various religious tours (Yatras) for devotees and pilgrims in Kashi. These Yatras should be undertaken as often as possible.Devotees should take bath in Varuna Ganga Sangam (confluence of the two rivers Varuna and Ganga) and worship several deities. Thereafter, they should take bath in Hiranya Garbha Teerth and worship Hiranya Garbheshwar. By doing so, the devotees will find that the obstacles blocking their smooth life are removed and they will attain Moksha.
Hiranya Garbha Teerth is not existent now and the place in Ganges is in Trilochan Ghat. On any day, there are several religious minded people taking bath in Trilochan Ghat and worshipping Hiranya Garbheshwar.
Legend / Local stories
How to Reach:
Hiranya Garbheshwar is located on the steps rising above Trilochan Ghat. The temple is approachable from Machhodari, after crossing which devotees should travel upto Birla Hospital and take a right turn. Trilochan temple is very famous. From here, they can ask for directions to reach Trilochan Ghat. Alternatively, they can have a boat ride upto Trilochan Ghat and climb the steps.